Our new website is live!

Welcome to our new department website. You can find everything that was on environment.gov.au and agriculture.gov.au right here.

Read more about the change

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Travelling to Australia?

Help us keep Australia's biosecurity safe from exotic pests and diseases by leaving risk items behind.

Check what can't come into Australia


Changes to waste export laws

From 1 December 2021 new waste tyres export rules will be in place.

Find out about the export rules

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Have your say on farm forestry in Australia

We want to hear your thoughts on farm forestry, as we develop the National Farm Forestry Strategy

Have your say here

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Have your say on the next Minister's product stewardship priority list

Tell us the products and materials you want to see next in line for product stewardship action.

Have your say here

Agriculture and land

Building stronger and more sustainable agriculture, fisheries, forestry and land care.



Improving the sustainable management of Australia’s water resources for agriculture, the environment and communities.



Improving stewardship and sustainable management of Australia’s environment.

Biosecurity and trade

Lowering biosecurity risks to Australia, and assisting industry to accelerate growth towards a $100 billion agricultural sector by 2030.

Parks and heritage

Managing Australia’s iconic national parks, historic places and living landscapes.

Science and research

Undertaking research and collecting data to support informed decisions and policies.

Enhancing Australia's agriculture, environment, heritage and water resources through regulation and partnership.

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Have your say

We want to hear from you.

You can help shape our policies and decisions.

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News and Media

Tens of millions of red crabs on Christmas Island are on the move from the forest to the coastline in one of the world’s great wildlife migrations.
Anyone can nominate a place with outstanding heritage values for inclusion. Nominations close on 9 February 2022.
On 26 November 2021, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) made a decision in response to the application by Emanuel Exports Pty Ltd and EMS Rural Exports to review the cancellation of their…